Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

Job Number: 21-025-6702

Why join us: Integral Care has proudly served Travis county residents for the past 50 years.As the largest provider of behavioral health services in Travis County, we are dedicated to improving the lives of adults and children living with mental illness, substance use disorder and intellectual and developmental disabilities. 

By joining our team, you will find rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you. Join us and together we can help improve the quality of life for the people we serve. Imagine your career at Integral Care!

Employee Benefits:

  • Aetna Medical, Dental and Vision insurance

  • Generous vacation/holiday/sick leave 

  • Life and Short-term/Long-term Disability Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • 403(b) retirement account

  • 401 (a) retirement account plus match

  • Gold's gym membership discount

  • Mileage reimbursement

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Job Summary: Next Step has a crisis respite program. This program helps adults who are recovering from a mental health crisis who may also need housing. Clients average stay is 14 days. Staff help clients return to living in the community. Services include case management and social and life skills training. Clients are connected to local resources, including those offered by Integral Care, for ongoing support. A unique aspect of Next Step services includes outpatient competency restoration services for a percentage of individuals served.  OCR provides services to those currently incompetent to stand trial on a pending charge in an outpatient setting.  Integral Care is proud to offer this program for the impact it makes in our community in regards to our legal system.

If you are a motivated nurse with excellent communication skills, problem-solving abilities, compassion, and a good dose of team work, Next Step could be just what you are looking for in your career.

The LVN is an integral member of the multi-disciplinary treatment team. The LVN at Next Step provides general nursing care, oversight of clients' self-administration of medications as well as provide input and feedback to the care team in regard to clients' expressed goals for returning to community living.  At times, nurses will use their skills to respond to distressed patients in a way that promotes dignity and respect. Next Step staff members are trained in de-escalation techniques to help clients safely manage symptoms in a healthy and productive way. Nurses find Next Step to be a supportive work environment where their contributions are valued and a place where they know they make a difference. At this level, work is performed under moderate supervision with some latitude for use of initiative and independent judgment. This position is reports directly to the Program Manager and RN Supervisor.

Regular, predictable attendance is considered to be an essential requirement for this position. Other duties may be assigned. Occasionally, may require a flexible work schedule.

The Candidate we are looking for is:

  • Energetic and motivated to work closely with a multi-disciplinary treatment team and vulnerable individuals in a respite setting.
  • A self-starter and enjoys having a career where no two days are the same.
  • An effective communicator, with excellent writing and speaking skills.
  • Organized and able to keep up in a fast-paced environment.
  • Detail oriented and excels in documentation and time management.
  • Timely and responds effectively to deadlines.
  • Skilled in Microsoft office applications and can easily learn additional software skills.
  • Most importantly, someone who is looking to make a difference in peoples' lives.

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Education:

Required:

  • Graduation from an accredited LVN program 

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) License: 

Required:

  • Current LVN (Licensed Vocational Nurse) license 
  • Current and valid Texas driver's license and a clean driving record. 

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Experience: 

Required: 

  • 1 year of experience providing direct care

Preferred: 

  • Experience with persons with substance abuse, mental illness, or intellectual/developmental disabilities
  • 2 plus years of experience 

Hours: Monday - Friday, 2:00pm-10:00pm. 

Salary:  $21.64 - $24.64 an hour depending on years of licensed experience. Shift differential pay available for evening and weekend shifts.

Integral Care strives to maintain a diverse workforce. We encourage all to apply, including those who have knowledge and/or experience working with underserved populations, including Asian and Pacific Islander, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, and LGBTQA communities.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, sex or age.

For specific positions, additional compensation may be available to those who are bilingual in both English and one of the following languages:  Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, or Burmese. (PM16)

Keywords: Licensed Vocational Nurse, LVN, Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN, LVN Psychiatric Nurse, LVN Psych Nurse, LVN Staff Nurse, LVN Charge Nurse, LVN Case Manager, LVN Field Nurse, Mental Health Nurse